Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill.
Important reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate news or fact, it's just circulating around the pro wrestling rumor mill. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt.
Rumors for the Day:
- While Impact officials believe he’ll be signing a new deal with them, on PW Insider Elite Audio, Mike Johnson said he’s heard “rumblings of interest” from WWE about bring Alberto El Patron/Del Rio back to the company because “Vince McMahon just loves Alberto”
- 205 Live will introduce cruiserweight tag titles after WrestleMania, per PW Insider.
- NXT tag champ Bobby Fish suffered a knee injury at the Indianapolis house show on Sunday. The severity isn’t known yet, but Wrestling Observer says if he’ll be out for a while, TakeOver: New Orleans changes will be revealed at their taping on Wednesday.
- There’s talk of Ronda Rousey working WWE’s March 16 house show in Madison Square Garden, according to PW Insider, possibly as her first official match.
- The Observer says Rey Mysterio did not meet with WWE officials last week, but will meet with them soon. The site also reports he was scheduled to be examined by doctors on Monday for his arm injury. As mentioned here yesterday, an the diagnosis won’t necessarily kill their talks.
If you have heard of any interesting rumors that you'd like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember they are rumors and not confirmed as fact, so please take them as such. Have fun with it.